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The DC Code: § 1-325.13 1. Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety and Enhancement Fund.

Index1 Government Organization. (Refs & Annos)
a
There is established as a nonlapsing fund the Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety and Enhancement Fund ("Fund"), which shall be allocated $1.5 million per fiscal year from the fines generated from the enhanced neighborhood parking control initiative.  In addition, all receipts from fines and penalties collected due to increases in civil fines and new civil infractions established by section 3 of D.C. Law 17-269 shall be deposited into the fund.   The Fund shall be used solely for the purposes set forth in subsection (b) of this section and administered by the Office of the Director of the District Department of Transportation ("DDOT").
b
(1) The Fund shall be used solely to enhance the safety and quality of pedestrian and bicycle transportation, including traffic calming and Safe Routes to School enhancements.
2
The Director of DDOT shall prioritize resources from the Fund for instances requiring faster or more flexible planning, design, and construction than that which would be accomplished through existing federal and local funding sources.
c
(1) All funds deposited into the Fund, and any interest earned on those funds, shall not revert to the unrestricted fund balance of the General Fund of the District of Columbia at the end of a fiscal year, or at any other time, but shall be continually available for the uses and purposes set forth in subsection (b) of this section without regard to fiscal year limitation, subject to authorization by Congress.
2
Any funds that are transferred through intra-District transfers and are not expended in a fiscal year shall revert to the Fund.

Historical and Statutory

Effect of Amendments D.C. Law 17-269, in subsec. (a), inserted "In addition, all receipts from fines and penalties collected due to increases in civil fines and new civil infractions established by section 3 of D.C. Law 17-269 shall be deposited into the fund.". Temporary Addition of Section Section 104 of D.C. Law 17-326 added a section to read as follows: "Sec. 104. Health Programs Contingency Fund. "(a) There is established as a nonlapsing fund the Health Programs Contingency Fund ('Fund'). All funds deposited into the Fund, and any interest earned on those funds, shall not revert to the unrestricted fund balance of the General Fund of the District of Columbia at the end of the fiscal year, or at any other time, but shall be continually available to support unanticipated expenditures within the District Medicaid program and the DC HealthCare Alliance. "(b) By December 1, 2009, there shall be deposited into the Fund no less than $10 million in local funds." Section 201(b) of D.C. Law 17-326 added section 6021a to D.C. Law 17-219 read as follows: "This act shall apply upon the inclusion of its fiscal effect in an approved budget and financial plan." Section 402(b) of D.C. Law 17-326 provides that the act shall expire after 225 days of its having taken effect. Legislative History of Laws Law 17-219, the "Fiscal Year 2009 Budget Support Act of 2008", was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 17-678, which was referred to the Committee of the Whole. The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on May 13, 2008, and June 3, 2008, respectively. Signed by the Mayor on June 26, 2008, it was assigned Act No. 17-419 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review. D.C. Law 17-219 became effective on August 16, 2008. Law 17-269, the "Pedestrian Safety Enforcement Amendment Act of 2008", was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 17-539 which was referred to the Committee on Public Works and the Environment. The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on July 15, 2008, and September 16, 2008, respectively. Signed by the Mayor on September 30, 2008, it was assigned Act No. 17-522 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review. D.C. Law 17-269 became effective on November 25, 2008. References in Text D.C. Law 17-269, § 3, referred to in subsec. (a), amended Title 18 of the District of Columbia Municipal Regulations. Miscellaneous Notes Short title: Section 6020 of D.C. Law 17-219 provided that subtitle G of title VI of the act may be cited as the "Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety and Enhancement Fund Establishment Act of 2008". DC CODE § 1-325.131 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(Aug. 16, 2008, D.C. Law 17-219, § 6021, 55 DCR 7598; Nov. 25, 2008, D.C. Law 17-269, § 5, 55 DCR 11015.)